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n Journal of Somali Studies - Population estimates of Somali Bantu with East African slave ancestry

Volume 2, Issue 1_2
  • ISSN : 2056-5674
  • E-ISSN: 2056-5682

Abstract

In the absence of an enumeration or administrative records that provide a count of the number of persons in a country or geographic area, estimating is necessary to get an indication of a population size at a given time. Some common uses of population counts are for government representation, planning for population needs, and the distribution of government funds to meet demands of communities, providing services such as health and social programs, public administration and infrastructure. Additionally, estimating sub-groups of a population can help ensure distribution of resources and that government representation is equitable and planning is appropriate. Population sub-groups can be identified as being located in particular geographic areas, or by sharing specific characteristics, such as age, gender, or ethnicity.

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2015-01-01
2019-10-23

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